Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The LORD is far from the wicked, But He hears the prayer of the righteous.

King James Version

The LORD is far from the wicked: but he heareth the prayer of the righteous.

Holman Bible

The Lord is far from the wicked,
but He hears the prayer of the righteous.

International Standard Version

The LORD is far away from the wicked, but he hears the prayers of the righteous.

A Conservative Version

LORD is far from the wicked, but he hears the prayer of the righteous.

American Standard Version

Jehovah is far from the wicked; But he heareth the prayer of the righteous.

Amplified

The Lord is far from the wicked, but He hears the prayer of the [consistently] righteous (the upright, in right standing with Him).

Bible in Basic English

The Lord is far from sinners, but his ear is open to the prayer of the upright.

Darby Translation

Jehovah is far from the wicked; but he heareth the prayer of the righteous.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The LORD is far from the wicked, but he hears the prayer of the righteous.

Julia Smith Translation

Jehovah is far off from the unjust: and he will hear the prayer of the just

King James 2000

The LORD is far from the wicked: but he hears the prayer of the righteous.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Yahweh is far from the wicked, but the prayers of the righteous he will hear.

Modern King James verseion

Jehovah is far from the wicked, but He hears the prayer of the righteous.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The LORD is far from the ungodly; but he heareth the prayer of the righteous.

NET Bible

The Lord is far from the wicked, but he hears the prayer of the righteous.

New Heart English Bible

The LORD is far from the wicked, but he hears the prayer of the righteous.

The Emphasized Bible

Far off is Yahweh, from the lawless, but, the prayer of the righteous, will he hear.

Webster

The LORD is far from the wicked: but he heareth the prayer of the righteous.

World English Bible

Yahweh is far from the wicked, but he hears the prayer of the righteous.

Youngs Literal Translation

Far is Jehovah from the wicked, And the prayer of the righteous He heareth.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
is far
רחק רחוק 
Rachowq 
Usage: 85

from the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

the prayer
תּפלּה 
T@phillah 
Usage: 77

References

Fausets

Hastings

Prayers for Proverbs 15:29

Context Readings

A Wise Son Brings Blessings To Others

28 The heart of the righteous ponders how to answer, But the mouth of the wicked pours out evil things. 29 The LORD is far from the wicked, But He hears the prayer of the righteous. 30 Bright eyes gladden the heart; Good news puts fat on the bones.



Cross References

Psalm 145:18-19

The LORD is near to all who call upon Him, To all who call upon Him in truth.

Proverbs 15:8

The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD, But the prayer of the upright is His delight.

Psalm 10:1

Why do You stand afar off, O LORD? Why do You hide Yourself in times of trouble?

Psalm 18:41

They cried for help, but there was none to save, Even to the LORD, but He did not answer them.

Psalm 34:15-17

The eyes of the LORD are toward the righteous And His ears are open to their cry.

Psalm 66:18-19

If I regard wickedness in my heart, The Lord will not hear;

Psalm 73:27

For, behold, those who are far from You will perish; You have destroyed all those who are unfaithful to You.

Psalm 138:6

For though the LORD is exalted, Yet He regards the lowly, But the haughty He knows from afar.

Isaiah 55:8-9

"For My thoughts are not your thoughts, Nor are your ways My ways," declares the LORD.

Matthew 25:46

"These will go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous into eternal life."

John 9:31

"We know that God does not hear sinners; but if anyone is God-fearing and does His will, He hears him.

Romans 8:26-27

In the same way the Spirit also helps our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we should, but the Spirit Himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words;

Ephesians 2:12-13

remember that you were at that time separate from Christ, excluded from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers to the covenants of promise, having no hope and without God in the world.

James 5:16-18

Therefore, confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another so that you may be healed The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much.

1 Peter 3:12

"FOR THE EYES OF THE LORD ARE TOWARD THE RIGHTEOUS, AND HIS EARS ATTEND TO THEIR PRAYER, BUT THE FACE OF THE LORD IS AGAINST THOSE WHO DO EVIL."

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